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Message from Mayor Kleem

An important General Election is coming up on Nov. 7. Local candidates and issues are on the ballot.  

The deadline to register to vote is Oct. 10. You can do that in several ways. You can register at the Berea Branch Library in the Berea Commons or at the Berea School District Board of Education office on Fair Street. If you prefer to register online, go to

Vote By Mail ballots are no longer automatically mailed. You must request a Vote By Mail ballot application. You can do that online also at or call the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections at (216) 443-3298. Once you fill out the application and return it, the Vote By Mail Ballot will be mailed to you. Return the ballot to the Board of Elections by Nov. 4.  Vote By Mail balloting begins on Oct. 11.

The Board of Elections Web site has plenty of election information. You can see a sample ballot, locate your polling place, see a list of candidates and issues, track your Vote By Mail ballot to make sure it arrives on time and change your address for voting purposes.

All seats on Berea City Council are on the ballot as well as three members of the Board of Education, the judge and clerk of the Berea Municipal Court. Issue 4 is the renewal of a 1.4-mill Berea Water Plant Levy.

The polls are open 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Please vote on Nov. 7.



In the Spotlight



Ready Notify

The City of Berea is implementing a new Emergency Notification System called Ready Notify - Click here for more information

Berea Community Outreach

Berea Community Outreach is in need of donations of Spaghetti Sauce, Peanut Butter, Hamburger Helper, Pasta & Sauce, Chicken Rice, Mac & Cheese, Cans of Soup and other non-perishable food items. Call Daune Jaynes at (440) 826-4891 for drop off locations. 

Berea Animal Rescue

The Berea Animal Rescue is in need of foster homes for kittens and cats and occasionally dogs and puppies. For dog/puppy fostering, please contact For cat/kitten fostering, please contact


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